The average salary for an Ophthalmologist is Rs 1,216,919.
MEDIAN Rs 1,216,919
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Job Description for Ophthalmologist
While the similar professional names of optometrists can cause confusion for laymen, an ophthalmologist is an actual eye doctor. Ophthalmologists are not only certified to perform medical exams, but they also diagnose diseases, write prescriptions, and perform surgery. Many ophthalmologists are also familiar with laser vision-correction procedures, such as LASIK, and offer these services to patients. Ophthalmologists are primarily responsible for performing routine eye examinations. In addition…Read more
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Popular Skills for Ophthalmologist
Diagnosis and Treatment Planning
Medicine / Surgery
Laser-Assisted In-Situ Keratomileusis (LASIK)
Skills in Diagnosis and Treatment Planning and Laser-Assisted In-Situ Keratomileusis (LASIK) are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Medicine / Surgery and Surgery.
Pay by Experience Level for Ophthalmologist
An entry-level Ophthalmologist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of Rs 1,191,952 based on 11 salaries. An early career Ophthalmologist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of Rs 1,208,048 based on 25 salaries. A mid-career Ophthalmologist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of Rs 1,650,000 based on 16 salaries. An experienced Ophthalmologist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of Rs 1,225,543 based on 19 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of Rs 1,200,000.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Ophthalmologist in their job title in Chennai, Tamil Nadu earn an average of 179.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Delhi, Delhi (146.5% more) and Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh (97.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Bangalore, Karnataka (2.1% less).
Years of Experience
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